Two strangers — an aging white man and a young Chinese woman — pursue a marriage brokered by the Internet. They get more than they bargained for when she moves to America to be his bride in this quirky, appealing documentary.
Thousands of migrants have perished in recent years while trying to cross the unforgiving Sonora desert in search of a better life in the United States. The film gives a face to some of the dead, and follows them on their long journey home.
Follow the story of former President of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, a man confronting a problem greater than any other world leader has ever faced: the literal survival of his country and everyone in it.
Follow the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to today, see how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation.
Robin Charboneau, a magnetic Oglala Sioux woman in North Dakota, struggles to negotiate single motherhood, tenuous sobriety, and a labyrinthine justice system to emerge intact after years of domestic abuse.
Ai Weiwei is arguably the most internationally celebrated Chinese artist of the modern era. But at heart, he’s a troublemaker who challenges the government — often done with a wink, but not without serious risk to his own freedom and personal safety.
Whitney Young was one of the most powerful, controversial, and largely forgotten leaders of the civil rights movement, who took the fight directly to the powerful white elite, gaining allies in business and government.
There is an ongoing culture war raging in Texas, and it is a tempest in a textbook. The state’s Board of Education has been engaged in a pitched, years-long battle over what belongs in public school textbooks.
If you’ve seen Pee-wee’s Playhouse, you’re already familiar with the off-kilter sensibility of artist Wayne White, an iconic auteur of the weird, the silly, and the joyfully absurd who flatly refuses to grow up.
Jordanian wife and mother Rafea is leaving home for the first time to attend the Barefoot College in India where she and other rural women from the developing world will learn to become solar energy engineers.
Macky Alston's poignant film follows a man whose two defining passions the world cannot reconcile: his love for God and for his partner, Mark. Love Free or Die examines church and state, love and marriage, faith and identity.
In the wake of a recession that has hit Janesville, Wisconsin particularly hard, the town and its residents struggle to redefine themselves. From the day the GM factory closes through a showdown at the state capitol, this film traces the impact of the economic crisis.
This multi-platform project is centered around a four-hour PBS primetime national and international broadcast event based on Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's widely acclaimed book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.